abus

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

abus m (plural abus)

  1. abuse (improper usage)

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French abus (improper use), from Latin abūsus (misused, using up), perfect active participle of abūtor, abūtī (use up, exhaust, consume; waste, squander; misuse, abuse; use improperly).

Noun[edit]

abus m (plural abus)

  1. abuse

Old French[edit]

Noun[edit]

abus m (oblique plural abus, nominative singular abus, nominative plural abus)

  1. excess
  2. abuse

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Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

abus

  1. animal
  2. meat
  3. (hunting) game
  4. side-dish
  5. garnish
  6. (figuratively) Something that one likes and often has ('having it for breakfast')

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